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Hi I'm David Rasmussen

I am half American, half Brazilian, a musician, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been a part of the gospel all my life. My mother was born in Brazil, so I am half Brazilian. I've gotten to know many people from there and experience that culture. I have one older brother, one younger sister, and one small energetic dog. I've been playing the piano since I was about four years old, and it still is a passion of mine. I love playing and listening to music, and I love playing games.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I simply know in my heart that this church holds the complete truth. I know it without a doubt, and I feel the joy, comfort, and pure happiness in its doctrine. Through many bumps along the road of life, I always know I can rely on the Lord to help me continuously get past them all. Just one of the ways that this gospel brings true happiness is the fact that families are able to live with each other forever. It is truly a comforting knowledge and gives a lot of hope to the world. The Atonement is also a very blessed knowledge. We know that through Christ's Atonement, we are able to live with God for eternity where we otherwise would not be able to. Christ took upon Himself the sins of the world for this wonderful purpose. I know of the truth and blessing that is this gospel, and I am proud to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

How I live my faith

I have done a fair amount of service projects whilst being in the Aaronic Priesthood from 12 to 17 years old. Participating in service and charity and helping our brothers and sisters is one way that I am able to feel real joy. I also held several positions of leadership in the Aaronic Priesthood, acting as president or counselor to the president of quorums of several other boys throughout my teenage years. It built my relationship with them and helped me grow in my leadership skills and built my faith.